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AWARDS A TRIPLE FOR COVENTRY Coventry University Hospital has won an award recognizing its use of insulated render and cladding in the façade of its building. The new curvaceous entrance, known as the Rotunda Building, for Coventry's University Hospital, won the Andy Swan Award thanks to its striking appearance, with a curved façade around the circular building of lightweight steel frame construction. The Skanska Coventry New Hospitals project was awarded a 2006 Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Regeneration Award for its contribution to environmental protection and the sustainable regeneration of Coventry. FINLAND ­ A YEAR OF REWARDS Skanska's construction project for the residential corporation Oy Reimantorni in Espoo, outside Helsinki, has won the Construction Site of the Year Competition organized by the specialist construction magazine Rakennuslehti. In the history of the competition, first held 21 years ago, this is the first time a residential development project has won top honors. This was the third time in a row Skanska has taken first prize in the Construction Site of the Year Competition. All in all, Skanska has won the Competition five times. GREEN APPLE AWARDS Skanska has been awarded two 2006 National Green Apple Awards for work on Coventry Hospital and for the company's waste management system. The Green Apple Awards is a major award scheme rewarding environmental endeavors around the world. ROOF OF THE YEAR Sello Shopping Mall has been awarded the title "Roof of the Year 2006" by the Finnish Roof Industry Association. The shopping mall is located in Espoo, in the Helsinki metropolitan region. It was built by a project consortium consisting of Skanska and NCC. U.S. ACCOLADES Exceeding customer expectations, outperforming the competition and building with quality, safety and value are key ingredients in Skanska's continuing success. Year after year Skanska has been able to do this, and it has not gone unnoticed. Once again, the construction industry has bestowed some of the most prestigious accolades in the business on Skanska. Here are a few of the projects receiving awards for 2006: Newtown Creek WPCP Contract 35G ­ Award of Merit with Special Recognition, Roger H. Corbetta Awards ­ from the Concrete Industry Board Richmond-San Rafael Bridge 2006 Design Awards: Best Rehabilitated Bridge (Co-Winner) ­ from the Precast Concrete Institute Cooper River Bridge/Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge ­ Project of the Year ­ Transportation ­ Roads/Bridges Category ­ New York Tri-State Metro Chapter of the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA) Cooper River Bridge/Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge ­ President's Transportation Award (Environment Category for Teamwork to reduce impacts on sea turtles) ­ American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Cooper River Bridge/Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge ­ Excellence in Highway Design Award (Major Highway Structures over $15 million category) ­ Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Cooper River Bridge/Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge ­ 2006 Captain's Pride Award for the Walking/Biking Trail on the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge ­ Community Pride of Charleston GOOD HOME CONSTRUCTION alatsinraitti (Palace Lane), a residential block situated in the city center of Tampere, Finland, has received the Good Construction Award from the city's Committee for Environmental and Construction Issues. The apartment buildings were constructed on the site where Finlayson's textile factory was formerly located. The project was completed in summer 2006. SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS Skanska Integrated Projects has been awarded the prestigious 2006 Sustainable Contractor of the Year award by Building Magazine. The magazine launched the Sustainability Awards to recognize and reward those UK construction businesses at the forefront of sustainability best practice. AWARDED WORK ENVIRONMENT The Swedish Road Administration recently recognized Skanska and Safety Officer Lars-Inge Junehav for excellence in work environment efforts on major infrastructure projects. The first award was for Skanska's work on the northern bypass highway project in Stockholm, selected the best major infrastructure project. The second award was to Lars-Inge Junehav, who was named the person "who clearly contributed to a better work environment." In its citation, the Road Administration recognized the Skanska safety officer for his creativity in improving work methods, his active participation in safety inspections and his steadfast approach to demanding the use of all available safety and protective equipment. Cooper River Bridge P WORLDWIDE NO. 1 2007

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